Carex stricta


Common Name: Tussock Sedge
Plant Type:Grasses & Sedges
Light (original): part shade to sun
Light Requirements: Sun, Part Sun
Height:2 to 4 feet
Width:
Duration:Perennial
Habitat:Wetland
Soil Type:wet
Soil Moisture:Wet
Seed Ripens:
USDA Zones:
Flower Colour:reddish brown
Bloom Time:late spring to summer
Comments:Tall plant. Forms extensive shoreline, wet meadow stands. Eaten by waterfowl.
Germination:Seed will germinate upon being shifted to 70°F after 90-140 days of moist, cold stratification at 40°F.
Germination Notes:
Grow Notes:
Picture Copyright: Robert H. Mohlenbrock @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA NRCS. 1995. Northeast wetland flora: Field office guide to plant species. Northeast National Technical Center, Chester, PA.